The latest Type-R still looks absolutely bonkers and it’s still insanely quick but it’s no longer a one dimensional back street hero.
By employing an all-new body that’s stiffer, wider, longer and lower and by tying it all to the road using a sophisticated suspension layout, it displays a poise and agility and offers levels of driver interaction that the previous car could only dream of.
Overall, it’s a simply stunning interpretation of a 21st century hyper hatch and a worthy rival to the Focus RS and the Volkswagen Golf R.
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